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Check Out How We Can Improve Indoor Air Quality in St. Louis!

March 9, 2016

At SmartHouse, we install, service and maintain a variety of solutions to improve indoor air quality in St. Louis designed to remove up to 98% of small particles increasing the overall health of the air inside your home.

In addition to supplying air cleaners that remove particles, SmartHouse also installs air purification systems that kill bacteria, virus and mold as well as special gas filters that remove Volatile Organic Compounds such as Formaldehyde from your home’s air.

The Importance of Air Quality Solutions

Everyone knows that outdoor air can contain pollutants. But they are diluted by wind and rain – unlike the air in your home where contaminants can be concentrated.  In fact, the air inside can be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside.  Since the average American spends about 70% of their day inside, it’s easy to see how these indoor air pollutants can have an adverse effect on our health.

Air Cleaners

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rates indoor air quality as one of the top environmental health risks facing Americans.  While eliminating the source of pollution and ventilating your home are the best ways to fight indoor air quality problems, they are often not enough.

Dust, pollen, mold, bacteria and pet dander can be found in any home, no matter how careful you are.  Remove these particles and you remove the common triggers for allergies, asthma attacks, headaches, and other health worries.

An air cleaner uses a filter to remove contaminants from the air which is rated on the MERV scale. The higher the MERV value of the air cleaner, the more small particles it removes.  Air cleaners with MERV ratings of 12-15 will remove particles as small as 0.3 microns from the air in your home, producing exceptionally clean air.

Air Cleaners Remove:

  • Mold, mildew or fungus
  • Bacteria, virus
  • Pet dander
  • Dust mites
  • Pollen
  • Dust, soil, ash

When attempting to combat the problem of indoor air quality, you have a variety of different solutions and products to choose from.   Click to learn more about other products to improve indoor air quality in St. Louis including UV Germicidal Lamps, Humidifiers and Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs).

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